Category: Syria

US Congress no longer has power over Iran’s oil exports

Press TV has conducted an interview with Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley, an author and historian in Washington. The following is an approximate transcription of the interview regarding illegal sanctions against Iran. Transcription: presstv.ir US passes sanctions bill to hit Iran’s oil exports Related video: A former al-Qaeda member says the ringleader of the al-Nusra Front, […]

So-called Free Syrian Army selling weapons to al-Qaeda

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s rank and file is mainly made up of foreigners. They are cementing their power in opposition-controlled territories. But the Islamic state says it is working to cleanse the area from regime supporters and those who are fighting Islam. And we asked its vali – or governor of Allepo […]

US officials said that further Israeli strikes on Syria are likely

American intelligence analysts have concluded that a recent Israeli airstrike on a warehouse in Syria did not succeed in destroying all of the Russian-made antiship cruise missiles that were its target, American officials said on Wednesday, and that further Israeli strikes are likely. Read more: nytimes.com Israel grounds warplanes after F16 crashes at sea Israeli […]

Al-Qaeda militants travel to Syria via Turkey

During the 2½ years of clashes in Syria, there has been constant debate about how Turkey’s borders were crossed. There were reports that Islamic groups going to fight regime of President Bashar al-Assad — first and foremost al-Qaeda, which has supporters in Turkey — were crossing over the Turkish border. Interesting claims To find out […]

Syrian opposition leader says he would meet Assad officials

The new head of the main Syrian exile opposition group says he is prepared to attend a peace conference in Geneva with representatives of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria without preconditions. But the group’s new president, Ahmad al-Jarba, said in an interview in New York on Saturday that he wanted assurances that there would be […]

Webster Tarpley: Sisi emerging as new Nasser

In Brazil, Pope Francis Urges Youth of World to Fight for Economic Justice vs. Poverty and Greed; Gen. Sisi Emerging as New Nasser of Egypt to Dismay of Imperialists. tarpley.net

‘S Arabia signs deal with Israeli army to buy weapons for militants fighting Syria govt.’

Saudi Arabia reportedly reaches a deal with Israeli army to buy Israeli weapons for militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Israeli Radio reported that Saudi Arabia signed a 50-million-dollar deal with Israeli army to supply the foreign-backed militants with old Israeli military equipment and arms. The reports added that the […]

Al-Qaeda’s Iraqi jailbreak may have Syrian consequences

The escape of dozens of high-level al-Qaeda members from Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq last Sunday may have far-reaching consequences in next-door Syria, say analysts. Responsibility for the attack on the infamous prison, which left 10 policemen dead, was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq, an al-Qaeda affiliate in the country. In April the […]

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